Latent coccidioidomycosis

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Latent coccidioidomycosis

a form of coccidioidomycosis not differentiated clinically from upper respiratory infections of viral or bacterial aetiology; positive skin tests are useful in demonstrating past and present infections; tests for circulating serum antibodies are prognostic as well as diagnostic in some cases.

Synonym: asymptomatic coccidioidomycosis.